Paris International Boat Show 2011

At the Paris International Boat Show. Image Credit: Salon Nautique.

Paris, the city of lovers, will be more than just a city of romance this coming December 2 (Saturday) to December 11 (Sunday) at the Porte de Versailles – it will also be a venue for the best in boating that Paris has to offer, with the forthcoming Paris International Boat Show 2011.

An annual event visited by locals and tourists all over the world, the Paris International boat Show will showcase more than 1,200 exhibitors and 1,400 brands showcasing the latest models and gadgets. These models will be an epitome of the advanced technology and innovation of Paris boat manufacturers. There will be around 600 motor boats, 500 sailing boats, and 300 assorted small crafts this year.

The boat show will feature four exhibitions: motor boating, equipment, sailing and tourism. For sailing and leisure, major French shipyards like Jeanneau, Dufour, X Yachts, Allures, Alliaura, Alubat, and J Europe will be paying a visit. What’s so great about this year’s boat show is the promise of shipyards to  offer thrifty and lightweight boats! By going to the boat show, you can also know more about new trends in the industry, including renting and making boats more accessible and within budget.

For equipment, you can find the best and most updated range of nautical equipments. There are even demonstrations as to how to use these equipments. As for tourism, there are offers that will take you to places on a huge discount—including Spitzberg, Mediterranean, and even Seychelles!

Aside from the magnificent display of boats, the Paris International Boat Show is also the perfect venue for watersports lovers. Head to “The Spot” for activities such as windsurfing, surfing, kitesurfing, wakerboarding, canoeing, dinghy sailing, and paddle boarding!

For debates, conferences, projections, and shows regarding the recent issues in the nautical industry, the “Scene Nautic” is the perfect venue. Aside from talks and conferences, the Scene Nautic is also the venue for the 1000 Navy sailors, a concert and fashion show in one.

There are reduction offers if you’re taking the plane or looking for accommodations. Even your car rental will come with a hefty discount! So why don’t you treat yourself to an early Christmas gift and visit Paris?

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